glume glume

Definition(s):

  • (n) small dry membranous bract found in inflorescences of Gramineae and Cyperaceae

Usage(s):

  • Reasons for the dwindling crop: long, unseasonal rains, in some cases hail, and plant diseases like stem rust and glume blotch.
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